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Was there an episode of the Simpsons that was based on some sort of Utopia?

Asked by JonnyCeltics (2721points) June 3rd, 2009

I know it’s there…..can’t seem to find it, or honestly, clearly recall whether or not it exists!!!!

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FrankHebusSmith's avatar

There was the one where he worked for Scorpio (the opposing nuclear plant boss, who was supposed to mimic a bond villain) .... The city Scorpio had set up around his plant was “utopia”-ish… I forget the episode name though.

Ivan's avatar

Yeah, that’s the only one I can think of too. Marge finds that her life is so boring and pointless because there are machines that do everything for her. Homer has a great job with a ton of perks and a (seemingly) great boss.

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

Yup, they ^ got it right. The episode is called “You Only Move Twice”.

JonnyCeltics's avatar

Nothing with a Stepford Wives or 1984 or Truman Show feel to it?

Can you think of an animated series that does? This is bothering me for some reason….!

Sweet reponses thus far….thanks!

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

There’s a 1984 reference in the episode Mypods and Boomsticks, but just for a second.

JonnyCeltics's avatar

How do you know these thingsssssssss??!?!??!!

JonnyCeltics's avatar

Oh wait; you’re Jeff Goldblum!

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

That’s right, I am all knowing. Google helped.

The Thin White Line (Family Guy) has a Stepford Wives reference.

Leela’s Home world (Futurama) has a Truman Show reference.

JonnyCeltics's avatar

it was the “lisa gets a new brain” ep with steven hawking, the gazebos and mensa…...

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